Sharn's newest owner is Rhonda Goble of Westwind Equine Training Center in Friendsville, Tennessee.
laughed when asked about her
relationship with Sharn
, saying she
had a tiger by the tail when within a few weeks of meeting Sharn
at a show in Tennessee, he
was off to Europe to find new horses for Westwind ETC and himself.
Rhonda is not a rider - she is an electrical engineer by profession and stall-mucker by occasional necessity.
daughter Randii is the rider in the family and since the age of 9 has been dedicated to horses.
School is a bother that gets in the way of ride-time for 16-year-old Randii, who has the lofty goal of someday riding for the USA.
Rhonda Goble and partner Wendy Graziani started Westwind ETC in 2001 in support of their daughters' riding habits.
Like many of the owners interviewed for this article, Rhonda
is operating on a handshake agreement.
would love to make money on the investment horses, and she
will enjoy watching Sharn
at the shows, but her
focus is the training of her